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Árni Gd 7IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Guðmundardrápa 7 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Árni Gd 7IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonGuðmundardrápa

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Bernsku stétt, þvíat brá til ættar,
blíðkar hann, ok gildra manna,
sýndiz nokkut sveinn í lyndi
sérlátur með æsku máta;
læring fekk þó skjóta ok skýra
skatna vinr með siðanna batnan,
æxlaðiz honum við aldr ok vígslur
eljun sterk til góðra verka.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Árni Jónsson ábóti, 1. Guðmundar drápa 7: AII, 413, BII, 442, Skald II, 241; NN § 1558; Biskupa sögur 1858-78, II, 203.


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